Daily Devotionals

The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Friday

The Son of Man, on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He's a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!' But wisdom is shown to be right by its results." Matthew 11:19 When my kids were really little, they didn't have any fear of rejection...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Thursday

For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost." Luke 19:10 If you ever play board games with me, know that I have an essential. I get so locked in at times when I am trying to come up with a strategy to win that I stop talking. And if you know me, I am pretty talkative. At times...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Wednesday

Therefore, accept each other just as Christ has accepted you so that God will be given glory. Romans 15:7 One of the most awkward things about childhood is to endure a schoolyard pick when people are forming teams. If you're short, these occasions are dreadful because you see all the other kids...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Tuesday

Later, Matthew invited Jesus and His disciples to his home as dinner guests, along with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. Matthew 9:10 One of the first things that the tax collector does after following Jesus is throw a big party. He invites all of his rich tax collector...

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The Difference One Life Can Make: Week 1 - Monday

Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did. 1 John 2:6 This could be one of the most humbling verses in all of Scripture. Think about the statement that John was making here in this verse. He is begging people not just to follow Jesus with their words, but to show it...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Saturday

It was by faith that the people of Israel marched around Jericho for seven days, and the walls came crashing down. Hebrews 11:30 "What are you going to do this summer?" is the never-ending question that students are asked each year as summer approaches. When I was a college junior, I knew...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Friday

It was by faith that Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed with the people in her city who refused to obey God. For she had given a friendly welcome to the spies. Hebrews 11:31 Rahab is such an interesting Bible character to study. This woman with a sordid past quickly became someone of great...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Thursday

It was by faith that Moses, when he grew up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter. He chose to share the oppression of God's people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin. Hebrews 11:24-25 Do you like being comfortable? Maybe comfortable clothes and a comfortable...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Wednesday

It was by faith that Abraham obeyed when God called him to leave home and go to another land that God would give him as his inheritance. He went without knowing where he was going. Hebrews 11:8 I will never forget my first time wearing prescription glasses. I experienced the world in a...

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Campfire Stories: Week 7 - Tuesday

It was by faith that Enoch was taken up to heaven without dying—"he disappeared, because God took him." For before he was taken up, he was known as a person who pleased God. And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and...

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